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Victim and alleged shooter both white; authorities looking into dispute about the victim's mixed-race grandchildren. (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Mississippi Man Shot 2 Weeks After Cross Burning On His Yard

Dispute was about his mixed-race grandchildren, say authorities.

08/19/2014

(Photo credit should read Karin ZEITVOGEL/AFP/Getty Images)

KKK Flyers In Local Neighborhoods

Residents in two local neighborhoods are spreading the word about Ku Klux Klan flyers left on cars. Miles Keenlyside found a flyer on his car and at first he thought it was a ticket but […]

WAOK-AM–07/14/2014

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News One Now with Roland Martin on 1380 WAOK

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which was one of the most important achievements for African Americans in U.S. history.  Roland Martin asked listeners to […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Teacher Allegedly Calls Student ‘N-Word’ On Recording

A parent is angry after her son’s teacher allegedly called the student the “N word” on a recording.

05/22/2014

South Forsyth High School students put up banner with a version of a racial slur as a senior prank. (Photo: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

High School Seniors Display Sign Containing ‘N-Word’

South Forsyth High School students put up banner with a version of a racial slur.

05/15/2014

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Keepin’ It Real with Rev. Al Sharpton: Sarah Palin’s Slavery Remarks

Today on the Rev. Al Sharpton Show it was “Hot Topic Monday.” Callers called in with different issues and topics they felt needed to be addressed. The top stories included George Zimmerman’s arrest today and […]

WAOK-AM–11/18/2013

The U.S. attorney in Birmingham says her office is monitoring allegations of racial discrimination and segregation within the sorority and fraternity system at the University of Alabama. (Photo by Lance King/Replay Photos via Getty Images)

Feds Monitoring Alleged Racial Segregation In Alabama Greek Life

The U.S. attorney in Birmingham says her office is monitoring allegations of racial discrimination and segregation within the sorority and fraternity system at the University of Alabama.

09/19/2013

File photo of TV personality/chef Paula Deen (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Deen Book Sales Soar, New Release No. 1 On Amazon

Paula Deen has been dropped by the Food Network and Wal-Mart, but book-buyers are standing by her.

06/27/2013

File photo of TV personality/chef Paula Deen (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Paula Deen’s ‘Today’ Appearance Ends In Tears

Paula Deen dissolved into tears during a “Today” show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in the audience who’s never said anything they’ve regretted should pick up a rock and throw it at her head.

06/26/2013

File photo of Paula Deen. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Smithfield Drops Paula Deen As Spokeswoman

Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it is dropping her as a spokeswoman.

06/24/2013

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